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Exercise the Mind: Part 2 [video]

Find the first part of this topic here, where I talked about stable & grazing.

When it comes to working in the school, on the ground or under saddle, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut and quite simply, get bored! 1,120 more words


The Invaluable Rope Halter

The most used tool in a Horseman’s kit is without doubt, the rope halter.

Made from one continuous piece of strong rope, a rope halter gives… 544 more words


Covering the Knots

I went by the barn yesterday afternoon to feed everybody. I was planning on staying only a very short time, but the day turned out so lovely (40+ degrees and sunny!) that I could hardly tear myself away. 833 more words


Review: Do or Do Knot Rope Halter

I really like using rope halters for ground work and training. I find that they allow me to have a softer and more precise feel, particularly when there is no metal clasp under the chin. 385 more words


Day 4: Getting Sweeter

Today we worked on ¬†leading around the corral in the original halter/lead. ¬†She did really well, she is figuring this out! She got rubbed all over her back and barrel with the flag/balled up, legs, sides, and extra attention to the left side, because she’s more sensitive on the left than the right. 213 more words

Educating Stella - Part 4: Loading Lessons

The time had come for Stella to move from her quiet little sanctuary to my trainer’s barn, so we could start some real work. With a schooling show in two weeks and a clinic two weeks after that, this seemed like a good time to get her moved and settled in. 852 more words